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George Venus HARRIS

Regimental number2829
Place of birthSilver Creek, Beechworth, Victoria
Other NamesHARRIS, George Venue
SchoolSilver Creek State School No. 2438, Beechworth, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressWangaratta, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, G J G Harris, c/o Co Operative Store, Wangaratta, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen forces
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of pneumonia
FateDied of disease 2 February 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Venue spelt Venus
Place of death or woundingFavont Hospital
Age at death24.4
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialSt George Churchyard (Plot I, Row F, Grave 4), Fovant, Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
174
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Margaret HARRIS, Swan Street, Wangaratta, Victoria

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